Working Capital Management in the Automotive Industry

Working Capital Management in the Automotive Industry

Lean Manufacturing Systems and Just-in-time Inventory Methods are Key to Achieving Working Capital Efficiency

RELEASE DATE
13-Jan-2015
REGION
Global
Research Code: NE39-01-00-00-00
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The study analyzes the importance of working capital in the automotive industry. It looks at recent trends and initiatives taken by companies to streamline working capital needs, and examines the disadvantages of excess or inadequate working capital. Working capital management is analyzed by segment and region for accounts payable and receivable, inventory, and cash as a percentage of total assets. Rankings of the top 30 automotive original equipment manufacturers and component manufacturers by segment based on working capital management are presented. A case study of a company with adequate working capital is given to present the methods adopted to achieve it. The study period is from 2009 to 2013.

Table of Contents

Research Objective and Scope

Executive Summary

Introduction

Introduction (continued)

Key Factors Determining Working Capital

Key Factors Determining Working Capital (continued)

Disadvantages of Excess and Inadequate Working Capital

Segment Analysis—Accounts Receivable Days

Segment Analysis—Accounts Payable

Segment Analysis—Inventory Outstanding

Segment Analysis—Work in Progress Inventory

Segment Analysis—Cash as a Percent of Total Assets

Regional Analysis—Accounts Receivable Days

Regional Analysis—Accounts Payable

Regional Analysis—Work in Progress Inventory

Regional Analysis—Cash as a Percentage of Total Assets

Working Capital Management—Top 30 Automotive OEMs, Passenger Car Segment

Working Capital Management—Top 30 Automotive OEMs, Commercial Vehicles Segment

Working Capital Management—Top 30 Automotive OEMs,2-wheeler Segment

Working Capital Management—Top 30 Automotive Component Manufacturers, Chassis Segment

Working Capital Management—Top 30 Automotive Component Manufacturers, Powertrain Segment

Working Capital Management—Top 30 Automotive Component Manufacturers, Safety Segment

Case Study—Bajaj Auto

Case Study—Bajaj Auto (continued)

Case Study—Bajaj Auto (continued)

Conclusions

Legal Disclaimer

The Frost & Sullivan Story

Value Proposition

Global Perspective

Industry Convergence

360º Research Perspective

Implementation Excellence

Our Blue Ocean Strategy

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The study analyzes the importance of working capital in the automotive industry. It looks at recent trends and initiatives taken by companies to streamline working capital needs, and examines the disadvantages of excess or inadequate working capital. Working capital management is analyzed by segment and region for accounts payable and receivable, inventory, and cash as a percentage of total assets. Rankings of the top 30 automotive original equipment manufacturers and component manufacturers by segment based on working capital management are presented. A case study of a company with adequate working capital is given to present the methods adopted to achieve it. The study period is from 2009 to 2013.
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No Index No
Podcast No
Author Vinodh Ramani
Industries Cross Industries
WIP Number NE39-01-00-00-00
Is Prebook No
GPS Codes 9800-A6,9495-F1,9694,9AF6-A6